Weekly Roundup, May 15, 2013

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Justice Sotomayor: Just “Sonia from the Bronx?”

Constitution USA on PBS with Peter Sagal

Sandra Day O’Connor Day of Civic Learning Act

Dahlia Lithwick wins 2013 National Magazine Award

Supreme Court Confidential: PocketJustice app review

What’s at stake in race cases this Term

Will new state laws allowing same-sex marriage influence the Supreme Court’s decisions in the DOMA and Prop 8 cases? Should they? Lyle Denniston of The Constitution Daily weighs in.

WATCH: PBS News Hour regular Marcia Coyle discusses her new book, The Roberts Court focusing on the landmark cases decided in Chief Justice Roberts’ tenure.

A new book, The Supreme Court Sourcebook, addresses the workings of the Court. Read SCOTUSblog’s author interview here.

Justice Ginsburg criticizes the sweeping decision made in Roe v. Wade due to its symbolic nature for protesters.

Geoffrey Stone responds to Ginsburg’s critique of Roe v. Wade & implications for same sex marriage.

Much more diversity can be found at the Supreme Court on the bench than among the lawyers who argue.

Decisions we still await from the Supreme Court

What does Angelina Jolie have to do the gene patent case before the Supreme Court? Find out here.